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Wyclif Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9685 / 54°58'6"N

Longitude: -1.6456 / 1°38'44"W

OS Eastings: 422784

OS Northings: 563818

OS Grid: NZ227638

Mapcode National: GBR SJM.WC

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.PCKY

Plus Code: 9C6WX993+9P

Entry Name: Wyclif Baptist Church

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304540

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Elswick

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Elswick St Stephen and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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(south side)
11/228 Wyclif Baptist Church
Nonconformist church. 1901-2 by G. Baines & Son. Bright red brick with biscuit-
coloured terracotta dressings; Welsh slate roof with flat terracotta copings.
Aligned north-south. 4-bay nave with ritual north-west tower; twin transepts;
shallow chancel. Free Perpendicular style. Ritual west (facing street) has
central gabled porch containing double door, with elaborate hinges, in Tudor-
arched surround with chamfered jambs; deep buttresses on porch. High window above
with shafts rising to stilted gable pediment containing blind tracery; buttresses
flank porch and window. Tower at left of 3 low stages has door with traceried
overlight in Tudor arch; ogee drip mould; 5-light cusped belfry openings; roll-
moulded coping to battlements; parabolic slated tower with tall finial. Crocket
finials to gabled buttresses. Roll-moulded coping to transept gables. Said to
have hammer-beam roof. Disused at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ2278463818

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